An early plough used to break the ground up prior to planting crops.
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Ards were used in prehistory to plough fields. Unlike modern ploughs, which turn over the soil, ards only broke it up. Double ploughing in opposite directions was therefore necessary, and this criss-cross pattern is visible in aerial photographs of Iron Age settlements.
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Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
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ARD: Acronym that stands for a disorder known as Adult Respiratory Distress or Acute Respiratory Distress. Also referred to as ARDS (ARD Syndrome). In ARD there is respiratory failure of sudden (acute) onset due to the rapid accumulation of fluid in the lungs (pulmonary edema) following an abrupt in...
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(from the article `Muarraq, Al-`) ...(OAPEC). The drydock opened in 1977 and is capable of accepting tankers of 450,000 deadweight tons. On a peninsula across the bay to the east of ...
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(from the article `Germany`) ...are arranged along national and regional lines, with a number of regional corporations that offered two to four radio programming schedules ...
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[plough] The ard or scratch plough is a type of simple plough. It consists of a frame mounting a nearly vertical wooden spike, which is dragged through the soil by draught animals. Rather than cutting and turning the soil to produce furrows, it breaks up a narrow strip of soil, leaving inter...
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